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Community for Women Engineers Inspires Local Students

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When Laura Shannon started her engineering program at Washington State University Vancouver, she noticed the need for a community of other female engineers to join forces and support each other. Shannon and another female engineering student were working on a class research project together and noted how rare it was to study and work with… Read More

Back To School: 15 Tips to Prepare for Academic Success at Home

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Back to school preparations go beyond school clothes purchases and new backpacks filled with #2 pencils and spiral notebooks. Creating and supporting the habits of life-long learning is the best investment you can make in your child’s academic success. The Parent Institute, the U.S. Department of Education and the nonprofit, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) have… Read More

Dear Teacher

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“Dear Teacher” is a monthly education column written by experienced educators and parents. Math Test Anxiety Question: You have written about math anxiety being a real phobia that can actually be seen in the brain patterns in the regions associated with problem-solving. We have strengthened our fourth-grader’s basic math skills so she can handle her… Read More

Dear Teacher

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“Dear Teacher” is a monthly education column written by experienced educators and parents. Ways to Acquire Typing Skills Question: Our private school is giving absolutely no instruction in typing. Children are expected to pick up this vital skill during the summer by using one of the many keyboarding programs that are available online. My children in… Read More